Hermione Malone

Vice President, Strategy & Startups


Hermione oversees the implementation of our Local Philanthropy Partnerships and the establishment and incubation of startup organizations alongside a coalition of community stakeholders, local philanthropies, and management talent. Most recently she served as Executive Director of Go.Be., a New Orleans-based nonprofit that coaches minority and women-owned businesses from survival to success through access to skills development; contracts and capital for growth; and networks to scale. Her career has included work in diversity and inclusion, community outreach, and as a reporter for numerous newspapers including The Boston Globe. In 2016, she was named a German Marshall Memorial Fellow.

A graduate of Florida A&M University and Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, Hermione is based in New Orleans.

Hermione serves as a Success Partner to The Beacon.